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Blue Note Jazz Club

Posted by on Nov 15, 2011 in Featured, Music | Comments Off on Blue Note Jazz Club

Is there any location in the America more appropriate for a world-class jazz club than Greenwich Village? The Blue Note on West 3rd St. in...

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Music: Charlie Parker

Posted by on Jul 19, 2010 in Music | Comments Off on Music: Charlie Parker

Charlie Parker loved chicken as a young man, and got the nickname “Yardbird,” later shortened to “Bird.” He wanted...

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Music: John Coltrane

Posted by on Jan 16, 2010 in Music | 3 comments

When driving through North Carolina on the way to Myrtle Beach, we pass through a little hamlet called – well, Hamlet. It has one...

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Song: "Autumn Leaves"

Posted by on Nov 23, 2009 in Songs | 3 comments

We would share this wonderful classic with Great French Things, were there such a thing, because its melody was written by a French...

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